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Crazy quilt, Camden, 1886

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

This crazy quilt was made by Carrie P. Leighton of Camden in 1886. It includes pieces of satin, velvet and silk put together in colorful diamond-shaped pieces that were then fastened together.

This quilt includes embroidery, painting, and puffed flowers. One diamond has a date and another, Carrie P. Leighton's initials.

Other Information


  • Title: Crazy quilt, Camden, 1886
  • Creator: Leighton, Carrie P.
  • Creation Date: 1886
  • Subject Date: 1886
  • Town: Camden
  • County: Knox
  • State: ME
  • Media: satin, velvet, silk
  • Dimensions (cm): 133 x 119
  • Local Code: 2001.208
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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